The following friends of OERS have stepped in and volunteered their time in support of OERS initiatives and we wish to thank them very much for that.
Mrs Lisa Kinney
Created OERS brochure
Dr Joe MacInnis
Inaugural Ocean Voices guest speaker
Dr Pierre Beland
First marine mammal biologist as Ocean Voices guest speaker
Ms Cathy Kinsman
Guest speaker Ocean Voices in the "Friendly Beluga", creator of Whale Stewardship Program
Mr Jason Allen
Donation of his informative website, marine mammal profiles and photos for OERS to incorporate into ours
Mr Jim Toomey
Kindly came all the way from Paris, France, to give our first Ocean Voices session in 2001, and has kindly allowed Sherman and his friends to be a part of OERS.
Mr. William Jack Wallen
for the countless hours staffing various O.E.R.S. booths, in front of displays, Ocean Voices and so many other events; we always knew we could count on him when we needed help.
Mr. Karim Bandali
our first volunteer co-ordinator who created our volunteer database and also worked many hours in the digital studios on our video projects.
Ms. Nesime Askin
our 'resident artist' for all her creative creatures donated to O.E.R.S. over the years and her time spent in our various projects.